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Explore the waterfront setting in Providence

Enjoy the area's history, entertainment and theatre scene with a rental holiday home in Providence. This city's island views, shopping and university setting draw many visitors. Take in top local attractions such as Kennedy Plaza and Rhode Island State Capitol Building. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.


Activities and attractions in and around Providence

Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Providence a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the major attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Alex and Ani City Center (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • India Point Park (1.3 mi / 2 km)
  • WaterFire Providence (1.3 mi / 2.1 km)
  • Triggs Memorial Golf Course (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Carousel Village (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)
  • Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park (3.5 mi / 5.6 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Providence

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Providence. These are some of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kennedy Plaza (0.1 mi / 0.2 km)
  • Roger Williams Park Zoo (2.4 mi / 3.8 km)
  • Waterplace Park (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
  • Memorial Park (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Roger Williams National Memorial (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Prospect Terrace Park (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Providence

Fly into Providence, RI (PVD-T.F. Green), the closest airport, located 6.8 mi (11 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Pawtucket, RI (SFZ-North Central State), which is 7.7 mi (12.3 km) away.

If you're travelling by train, the main station serving the city is Providence Station.

How many holiday rentals are available around Providence?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 191 holiday lettings around Providence. From 73 houses to 74 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Providence?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Providence:

  • Ward 13: 53 holiday homes
  • Downtown: 45 holiday homes
  • Wayland: 22 holiday homes
  • Fox Point: 27 holiday homes
  • Blackstone: 23 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Providence? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Providence. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Triggs Memorial Golf Course: 281 holiday lettings
  • DePasquale Plaza: 293 holiday lettings
  • Aldrich House: 297 holiday lettings
  • Avon Cinema: 295 holiday lettings
  • Lippitt Memorial Park: 273 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Providence listed on where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Providence?

Yes, of course. offers 73 Houses in Providence. Our other popular types of Providence holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 74 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 15 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 81 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cabins and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Providence?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 10 holiday homes with pool available in Providence. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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